Imre Madách

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English: Imre Madách (January 21, 1823, Dolná Strehová - October 5, 1864, Dolná Strehová) was a Hungarian writer. His major work is The Tragedy of Man (Az ember tragédiája, 1861). It is a dramatic poem approximately 4000 lines long, which elaborates on ideas comparable to Goethe's Faust. The author was encouraged and advised by János Arany, one of the most famous of 19th century Hungarian poets.


The Tragedy of Man[edit]

Illustrations to Imre Madách's main work: hu:Az ember tragédiája, en:The Tragedy of Man